Each year, BalletX and a panel of dance leaders from around the country select a fellow from a very competitive field of national and international applicants for the company’s Choreographic Fellowship Program. Generously supported by […]
by Lewis J Whittington for The Dance Journal | photo courtesy ADA Established in 2009, American Dance Abroad was established to assist and support US dance artists in expanding their international reach and facilitate opportunities for […]
by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal | photo STORM- Asya Zlatina and Dancers FringeArts 2017 September 7 – 24, 2017 The Fringe Festival, presented by FringeArts, is a 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity […]
In their seventh consecutive Fringe Festival show, Tangle Movement Arts uses the poetry of aerial dance and acrobatics to express stories of loss. The show is Life Lines, and it blends together circus arts, theater, and live music. Philadelphia-born Lauren Rile Smith is one of the producers of the show and founders of the company. “Life…
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“In the last few years, what has become important is the uncensored rendering of his bullying, his shame around his behavior and yet his complete lack of awareness of the violence of his actions.” From Mark Twain to Euripides, Big Dance Theater is well known for their innovative and unexpected ways of using of literary…
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In “Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis,” Philadelphia-based Vervet Dance director Loren Groenendaal with New York City-based pianist Melinda Faylor present structured improvisational compositions from the past decade of collaboration along the themes of metamorphosis and change. “Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis” […]
A three-day Gaga Workshop, which includes a class and repertoire, open to professional dancers and dance students ages 16-and-older, is coming to the Performance Garage (1515 Brandywine Street) in Philadelphia, August 2–4. There will also be Open Gaga People Classes those three days, which are open to the general public (16-and-older), without the necessity of…
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by Elizabeth Whelan for The Dance Journal The lights go up on two women holding up peace signs—and each other. From the get-go, the scene is set; the political, cultural and social themes that will […]
by Bill Hebert for The Dance Journal BalletX Summer Series 2017, July 12-16 at The Prince Theater, Philadelphia http://princetheater.org/events/balletx-summer-series-2017/ Matthew Neenan, Co-Founder of BalletX, returns this summer for a highly anticipated world premiere on the […]
by Jane Fries for The Dance Journal | photo credit Bill Hebert BalletX opened its Summer Series Wednesday night at the Prince Theater with powerful world premieres by Matthew Neenan and Jodie Gates, as well […]